• "Aspect is laying the groundwork for creating a nascent SHAPE innovation ecosystem"

    Together we are helping raise awareness of SHAPE ventures, to support them, to grow the ecosystem system that surrounds them, and encourage the further development of socially responsible innovation



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    Just some of the benefits

    Pooling resources

    Support your teams and academics in a way that is not feasible on your own


    Membership is organisational, meaning every member of your organisation can benefit from the equivalent of 10,000 GBP of training

    Community participation

    Helps upskill your professional services teams and enable them to learn from others

    Testbed budget

    Pilot innovative activities in collaboration with other Members and leverage additional funding

    Access to resources

    Utilise over 400 tools, templates and how-to guides to develop your SHAPE innovation ecosystems

    Pioneer SHAPE

    Become part of the collective voice supporting socially responsible innovation around the world

    Aspect Members

    Aspect Members demonstrate their dedication to aiding researchers in extending the impact of their findings on a broader scale. We extend a warm invitation to potential members worldwide who align with those values

    Whether you’re an individual organisation seeking to join our community, or interested in establishing your own Aspect Hub infused with the insights we’ve acquired, don’t hesitate to reach out and connect with us

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    The University of Oxford

    The University of Reading


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    University of Derby

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    University of Leiden

    University of Liverpool

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    University of York

    Hub Member

    Hub Members are the core of Aspect activity; setting the agenda for activities, funding allocations and Testbed projects with unlimited access to all that the Network offers

    Hub Membership is 10,000 GBP per organisation per year

    Network Member

    Network Membership is our entry level membership, offering the chance to participate in community activities, access to Member resources and online training, and reduced fees for workshops and events

    Network Membership is 2,000 GBP per organisation per year

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    The Aspect Network welcomes applications from like-minded organisations across the world to become members

    Join us in contributing to solutions for the global challenges we encounter. Reach out to us today to discover how the Aspect Network can support you

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